This unit investigates pedagogical theory relating to the teaching of athletics and aquatics. Students will explore the continuum of learning from teacher-directed to self-directed approaches. Students will apply these pedagogical concepts to their personal and practicum-based experiences in athletics and aquatics.
Module 1: Athletics
- Play and games based approaches
- Fundamental Skill progressions for athletics
- Advanced athletic skills
- Communication and organisation
- STAR (Secondary Teachers Athletics Resource) Award Program
Module 2: Aquatics
- Aquatic instruction
- Stroke Progressions and stages
- Planning for instruction
- Pedagogy for efficiency
- Pedagogy for engagement
- Stroke correction
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||identify and demonstrate knowledge, understanding and skills relating to the development of lesson plans for teaching aquatics and athletics with appropriate curriculum links||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||apply effective methodology for instruction of aquatics and athletics in the school context||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||critically analyse teacher-directed and self-directed learning approaches and reflect on their value in the teaching context||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||apply the principles of teacher-directed and self-directed learning approaches to various physical education contexts||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||demonstrate well-developed written and oral communication skills, as appropriate to the needs and expectations of the profession.||Intellectual rigour|
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Teaching and assessment
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